Escape

Escape

Summary

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FIVE VICTIMS. ONE KILLER.

When five teenage girls are abducted, Chicago PD Detective Billy Harney leads the investigation to find them.

Harney and his partner, Carla, follow a lead to a remote house, only to find themselves caught in a deadly trap. A huge explosion rips through the building, killing Carla and allowing the kidnapper to escape.

With the loss of his partner fuelling him, Harney strengthens his resolve to find her killer - and to make sure the body count ends there.
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PRAISE FOR THE BLACK BOOK SERIES

'It's almost as thrilling to see a writer like James Patterson at the top of his game as it is to read The Black Book - a total page-turner that will keep you guessing from start to terrifying finish.' KARIN SLAUGHTER

'The Black Book has more twists than a Formula One race, and the pace is just as fast. Deeply rooted characters, a touch of humour, and a climax nobody can see coming - it's vintage Patterson.' BRAD TAYLOR, author of the Pike Logan series

'The plot twists will give you whiplash' WASHINGTON POST

'Brilliantly twisty . . . Many readers will agree with Patterson that this is the "best book [he's] written in 25 years".' PUBLISHER'S WEEKLY

'The mystery is authentic, the lead-up genuinely suspenseful' KIRKUS

© James Patterson 2022 (P) Penguin Audio 2022

Reviews

  • Brilliantly twisty
    Publishers Weekly

About the author

James Patterson

JAMES PATTERSON is one of the best-known and biggest-selling writers of all time. His books have sold in excess of 400 million copies worldwide. He is the author of some of the most popular series of the past two decades - the Alex Cross, Women's Murder Club, Detective Michael Bennett and Private novels - and he has written many other number one bestsellers including stand-alone thrillers and non-fiction.

James is passionate about encouraging children to read. Inspired by his own son who was a reluctant reader, he also writes a range of books for young readers including the Middle School, Dog Diaries, Treasure Hunters and Max Einstein series. James has donated millions in grants to independent bookshops and has been the most borrowed author in UK libraries for the past thirteen years in a row. He lives in Florida with his family.
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